Author Archive | Andy Meszaros

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Bertold Illés, Kőrösi Csoma Sándor Program Intern, gives farewell presentation at the Museum

For nine months, Bertold Illés came to our Museum four days a week to work on various projects that benefited our organization. In addition, as a Kőrösi Csoma intern, Bertold worked with other Hungarian organizations in the Cleveland area, thereby fulfilling the mission and goal of the Kőrösi Csoma Sándor Program (KCSP), a project directed […]

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New Exhibit Opening was well-received!

On Saturday afternoon, May 19th, the Museum hosted the opening of its newest exhibit, Hungarian American Contributions to Science, Mathematics and Business. This exhibit is dedicated to the memory of John Lauer, whose suggestion that this topic be featured in an exhibit at our Museum was the inspiration for our curator, Andrew Lazar, to put […]

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Museum program highlights the life and accomplishments of Paul Erdős and others.

In conjunction with the opening of our new exhibit entitled American Hungarian Contributions to Science, Mathematics and Business, members and guests of the Museum enjoyed a truly informative lecture by Mr. Zsolt Dömötörffy, who is himself a mathematician, and who was able to share with his audience many aspects of the world of numbers, symbols and […]

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Judit Havas performs at the Museum

On Sunday afternoon, April 14th, our guests were able to experience an unusual and highly entertaining event. Judit Havas, a Hungarian literary historian and dramatic performer, presented a theatrical version of the novel “Az ajtó”, by Magda Szabó. The performance was in Hungarian. This monodrama was originally directed by Gyula Radó, and adapted for the stage […]

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Artist Beata Szpura presents on László Moholy-Nagy

On Saturday, April 14th, our guests were treated to an outstanding presentation by Ms. Beata Szpura, a fine artist and illustrator, who teaches painting and color theory at Parsons the New School for Design in Manhattan, and drawing and painting at Queensborough Community College, New York.  Ms. Szpura brought her extensive knowledge about the art […]

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Museum Hosts American Hungarian Educators Association members.

It is a sign of a healthy community when various Hungarian- American organizations engage in cooperative projects, recognize each other’s accomplishments and support each other’s efforts. On April 13th, our Museum hosted a reception for members of the American Hungarian Educators Association (AHEA).  We were pleased to welcome over 50 academics and educators who were […]

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Stress and health was the topic on March 10!

Our March 10th presentation by Dr. John Nádas was on a topic that hits home to most people today, who with their busy and often frantic lives, suffer periodically from the effects of stress. The fact that stress directly impacts our health was researched and first explained by Dr. János Selye, an endocrinologist who was […]

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Mihály Csikszentmihályi and the theory of “Flow”

The second program in our Winter-Spring Lecture Series featured the fascinating topic of the theory of “FLOW” and the related subject of happiness. Dr. Mihály Csikszentmihályi is one of the most respected and well-known psychologists in the world today, and his theory of “flow” has proven to be a ground-breaking theory of human behavior.  Our […]

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